BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Jan 10, 2022

Revealing Corruption: Firm and Worker Level Evidence from Brazil

Emanuele Colonnelli, Spyridon Lagaras, Jacopo Ponticelli, Mounu Prem, Margarita Tsoutsoura
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Dec 2, 2021

Selection in Surveys

Deniz Dutz, Ingrid Huitfeldt, Santiago Lacouture, Magne Mogstad, Alexander Torgovitsky, Winnie van Dijk
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Nov 15, 2021

Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization

Rohan Kekre
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 19, 2021

Telemigration and Development: On the Offshorability of Teleworkable Jobs

Richard Baldwin, Jonathan Dingel
Topics:  Employment & Wages, COVID-19
BFI Working Paper Sep 18, 2021

Internet Access and its Implications for Productivity, Inequality, and Resilience

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis
Topics:  COVID-19, Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Sep 13, 2021

An Industrial Organization Perspective on Productivity

Jan De Loecker, Chad Syverson
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 16, 2021

Contract Labor and Firm Growth in India

Marianne Bertrand, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Nick Tsivanidis
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Aug 3, 2021

Systemic Discrimination Among Large U.S. Employers

Patrick M. Kline, Evan Rose, Christopher R. Walters
Topics:  Employment & Wages